Overview

A degree in Hospitality Studies prepares students with the skills to enter the workforce in leadership roles in areas such as, hotels, resorts, cruise ships, airlines, clubs, restaurants and many more. Our Hospitality Degree blends the theory, practical and professionalism necessary for the real world.

Duration

Applicants can pursue the Associate Degree in Hospitality Studies:

Full Time: Two (2) Years or Part Time: Three (3) Years

Each year is divided into three Semesters.

Classes are conducted Monday to Saturday depending on your courses and class schedules.

Career Opportunities

THTI graduates of the Hospitality Studies program are qualified industry professionals. Graduates are trained to perform at international standards in all areas, from front office to sales and marketing.

  • Event Manager

  • Resort Operations

  • Hotel Manager

  • Sales & Marketing

  • Cruise Ship Host

  • Resort/Hotel Accountant

  • Wedding Planner

  • Concierge

  • House Keeping

  • Sommelier

Internships & Pathway Programmes

Tobago Hospitality & Tourism Institute’s partnerships with several educational institutions, organizations and businesses, both locally and internationally, means students have a world of opportunities for internships and further education.

INTERNSHIPS

We recognize the importance of applying the skills taught in the classroom in the real world. Students will be placed in positions which best match their interests and field of study after they have completed the course work.

PATHWAYS TO FURTHER EDUCATION 

Tobago Hospitality & Tourism Institute students have the opportunity to apply for academic pathways to pursue further education in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at several local and international institutions.

 

Course Outline

COURSE NAME

 

INTRODUCTION TO HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

 

 

SANITATION, SAFETY AND HYGIENE

 

ACCOMMODATIONS I

 

MATHEMATICS I

 

ENGLISH AND COMMUNICATION

 

COURSE NAME

 

ACCOUNTS I

 

MARKETING I

 

FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE

 

SPANISH I

 

ACCOMMODATIONS II

 

  

COURSE NAME

 

ACADEMIC WRITING

 

HOSPITALITY LAW

 

LIFE SKILLS

 

QUALITY CUSTOMER CARE

 

  
  

COURSE NAME

 

CARIBBEAN STUDIES

 

INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS

 

FOOD AND BEVERAGE COST CONTROL

 

HOSPITALITY & TOURISM MARKETING

 

HERITAGE TOURISM (Elective)

 
  

COURSE NAME

 

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

 

ELECTIVE

 

EVENTS AND CONFERENCE MANAGEMENT

 

BAR OPERATIONS

 

FRENCH 1

 
  

COURSE NAME

 

INDUSTRY PLACEMENT

 
  
  
  
  
  

Entry Requirements

Caribbean Examinations Council CSEC (Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate) at General or Technical Proficiency:

    • Five (5) subjects (English and Mathematics are compulsory) at Grades I, II and Ill OR  
    • Four (4) subjects (English and Mathematics are compulsory) at Grades I, II and Ill, and at least one (1) year’s work experience in the Hospitality Industry

 General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCE) Ordinary Level:

    • Five (5) subjects (English and Mathematics are compulsory) at Grades A, B, and C OR

    • Four (4) subjects (English and Mathematics are compulsory) at Grades A, B, and C, and at least one (1) year’s work experience in the Hospitality Industry.

 Diploma or equivalent qualification providing evidence of successful completion of secondary level courses for international students.

 Successful completion of the THTI Pre Qualifying Programme

Pre Qualifying Programme

Admission to the any of the Pre Qualifying Programme is based on satisfaction of the following pre-requisites:

Be at least eighteen (16) years of age before the date of application

Pass a basic Math & English evaluation test

Tuition & Fees

Full Time

 

Year

1

Year

2

Tuition Fee

(per semester)

$900

$900

Annual Fee

$1300

$990

Part Time

 

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Tuition Fee (per semester)

$620

$620

$620

Annual Fee

$1300

$990

$890

Click here to see a breakdown of annual fees.

Scholarships

The Associate Degree, Hospitality Studies Programme is 100% GATE funded if eligibility requirements are met. Students with the intention of utilizing GATE funding must signify this upon admission.

While GATE covers 100% of Trinidad and Tobago citizens’ tuition, students are still responsible for annual student administrative fees.

Scholarships are also available for those pursuing full time studies

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